The competition is currently closed to submissions. The 2018 winner will be announced in July, date to be confirmed. The competition will reopen to entries later in the year.
Before you enter, please take note of the following:
Your story must be between 2000 and 6000 words long, it must not feature settings or characters from copyrighted works (TV programmes, films or books by other writers) and must not have been previously published or be under consideration for publication elsewhere.
The closing date for this year’s competition is Friday 27 April, 2018 at midnight (BST).
This year the winning story will receive £200 and will be published in a future issue of the UK’s leading science fiction magazine, Interzone.
The James White Award now only accepts online entries, via the form below (postal entries will not be considered).